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Super Bell Axle 1041 D Bare 46 In. Ford Drilled 4 In. Drop I Beam Axle

Specs
Material Type:
Cast Iron
Sold in Quantity:
Each
Finish:
Natural
Drop:
4.00
MFG. Part #:
1041 D
Perch Centers:
34.25
Garage Sale:
No
Drilled:
Yes
King Pin Centers:
46.00
Spindle Type:
Ford
Super Bell Axle 1041 D Bare 46 In. Ford Drilled 4 In. Drop I Beam AxleSuper Bell Axle 1041 D Bare 46 In. Ford Drilled 4 In. Drop I Beam AxleSuper Bell Axle 1041 D Bare 46 In. Ford Drilled 4 In. Drop I Beam Axle
Super Bell Axle 1041 D Bare 46 In. Ford Drilled 4 In. Drop I Beam Axle

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Get the vintage look you’re after with a drilled I-Beam axle from Super Bell. These 4-inch drop axles are cast from high-strength 65-45-12 ductile iron and accept 1937-48 Ford style spindles. Axles are bare, 46 inches measured at the kingpin centers.

Front Axle/Suspension Tech Tips (GIF)

Caster Angle Illustration (GIF)

Leaf Spring Measuring Guide (Link)

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